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    Boeing Delivering New 747-8 , 747-8Intercontinental

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    A new "old plane " 51 more pass.

    Boeing Co. unveiled the latest passenger version of its 747 jumbo jet, hoping to win orders for a model that for now has only two airline customers.

    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000...ws_us_business

    http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/fl...unveils-s.html

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    Hi.

    It is doing test flights @22:25 using callsign; 147.

    Here is the link to Boeing's official site:
    http://www.newairplane.com/?gclid=CM...FUgTfAod3heAGQ

    Update: using Callsign: 148 @ 22:42 on 15/2/2011

    Mike / Speedbird
    Last edited by speedbird1960; 2011-02-15 at 22:43.

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    Jumbo or superjumbo? The Qantas dilemma

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    QANTAS had little to say about the launch of the latest Boeing jumbo, the 747-8, in Seattle this month, except that it wouldn't be buying any.

    http://www.smh.com.au/travel/blogs/t...228-1baqb.html

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    Boeing (NYSE: BA) has completed final gauntlet testing on the first 747-8 Intercontinental jetliner. The two days of testing were completed late Sunday. "The team continues to do great work to get the 747-8 Intercontinental into the air," said Elizabeth Lund, vice president and general manager, 747 program. "It'll be a great day for the team when the airplane flies."

    http://www.prnewswire.com/news-relea...117970714.html

    Same time increasing prod on the 777
    Boeing returns 777 assembly line to seven per month

    Read more: http://blog.thenewstribune.com/busin...#ixzz1GgWNwJDR

    Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes its 1000th flight

    http://www.advancedmanufacturing.co....-1000th-flight

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    Watch the first flight at live webcast 20 March 16:45 GMT

    http://www.newairplane.com/747/incredible/

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    Hi and welcome
    Thank You Sam , for this nice post
    and the nice testing Video in Add for the plane

    We will watch it tomorrow 20/3 with eyeglases and all

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    Korean Air orders two 747-8 freighters

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    With the Korean Air order, Boeing has orders for 76, 747-8, freighters and 38, 747-8I, passenger aircraft.
    Korean Air previously had ordered five passenger 747-8s and five 747-8Fs.

    Read more: http://blog.thenewstribune.com/busin...#ixzz1HDwlsKyc

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    Video: 747-8I first flight 20/3-2011

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    Here is from 20/3 , first flight

    http://kpae.blogspot.com/2011_03_20_archive.html

    Video: 747-8I completes taxi testing, last step before flying 18/3

    http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/fl...s-taxi-te.html

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    Hi
    And a nice picture of the Freight version
    soon to be delivered , CargoLux

    http://www.airliners.net/photo/Cargo...e90ba8b0b8c529

    and here is the other one of CargoLux
    http://www.airframes.org/reg/n747ex

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